- I pray you send me no bridecake, sir! - "The Love-Chase", James Sheridan Knowles.
- She had a hand in the compounding of almost every bridecake, and had been known to often leave houses of feasting, to prepare weary earth- worn travellers for their final place of rest. - "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.
- Such a cake was commonly brought in at the end of a marriage feast; and hence the bridecake of modern times has taken its origin, though the result of eating this is rather to provoke dyspepsia than to prevent it. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.